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Broadband speed

owalter
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Registered: ‎29-05-2009

Broadband speed

Angry This is (it would be if that were possible) an INSTRUCTION. Everywhere in your website, publicity, etc. you must recognise that speed is NOT measured in Mb; it is measured in Mbps or Mb/s because Mb means "megabit" which is a quantity of data.
This fact is implicitly acknowledged here (look for "Megabit"):
http://portal.plus.net/support/customer_service/glossary.shtml#M
Everywhere, where a "speed" is stated as so many Mb, this must be changed to Mbps or Mb/s (megabits per second).
Shameful examples:
http://portal.plus.net/support/broadband/speed_guide/speed_tips.shtml (mentions "speed of 40Mb, ")
https://portal.plus.net/home-broadband/broadband-only/ states "Up to 17Mb download speed". This is literally NONSENSE.
It's as much nonsense as saying, for example, that the speed limit in built-up areas is 30 miles.
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